Facing more than two companies of Hitler’s Elite SS at the “Island,” Dick Winters’ Easy company demonstrated unparalleled courage under fire. More »
During the Eighty Years’ War, the Battle of the Downs would come to mark a crushing defeat of the Spanish. More »
The Duke of Marlborough’s victory at the Battle of Ramillies turned the War of Spanish Succession, and transformed the major powers of Europe. More »
The Luftwaffe sent the Me-262 jet fighter aloft in the final months of World War II in a vain effort to challenge Allied air superiority.
Sergeant Red Erwin’s courage in a burning B-29 over Japan saved the lives of his crewmen and earned him the Medal of Honor.
The African Americans of the 54th Massachusetts stood up to the guns of Charleston’s Fort Wagner in a bloody assault in 1863. In so doing, they proved themselves worthy Union soldiers.